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Rimowa is the world’s premier manufacturer of ultra lightweight yet durable luggage. Rimowa North America is an old German company with a very young history in the North American marketplace They produce a high craftmanship suitcase for the luxury market segment. Five years ago they had under 20 people now they have about 250. With such fast growth they have had many hiring challenges. One of the struggles on the production floor is there are some processes in the manufacturing that are prone to repetitive strain injury, with only a small segment of the population being effective at doing the job. During this event we toured the facility and had a long look at the manual processes Rimowa was struggling with.

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